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LA County Health Officials Confirm 5 New Measles Cases

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NBC 5 News

Los Angeles County health officials Wednesday confirmed five new cases of measles and warned of possible exposure at a series of locations over the past week.

According to the county Department of Public Health, the new patients are four county residents who were "exposed to an unimmunized, international visitor who was infectious with measles while in Los Angeles County."

Health officials warned of possible exposure to measles at the following locations:

On Jan. 26:

-- CVS Pharmacy, 11941 San Vicente Blvd., 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

On Jan. 27:

-- Starbucks, 11707 San Vicente Blvd., 9 to 11:15 a.m.;

-- Whole Foods, 11737 San Vicente Blvd., 9:15 to 11:30 a.m.;

-- CVS Pharmacy, 11941 San Vicente Blvd., 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.;

-- Souplantation, 11911 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 116, noon to 2:30 p.m.; and

-- Pinkberry Yogurt, 1612 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 6:45 to 9 p.m.

On Jan. 28:

-- Starbucks, 11707 San Vicente Blvd., 9 to 11:15 a.m.;

-- Starbucks, 11705 National Blvd., 12:45 to 3:30 p.m.;

-- Starbucks, 2525 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 9:30 a.m. to noon;

-- CVS Pharmacy, 11941 San Vicente Blvd., 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.;

-- Andy's Liquor, 440 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, 8:28 to 11 p.m.;

-- Kye's, 1518 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 5:45 to 8 p.m.;

-- Maca Salon and Permanent Makeup, 1779 Westwood Blvd., 3:45 to 6:45 p.m.; and

-- Pinkberry Yogurt, 1612 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 6:05 to 8:30 p.m.

On Jan. 29:

-- Whole Foods, 11737 San Vicente Blvd., 9 to 11:10 a.m.;

-- Starbucks, 11707 San Vicente Blvd., 9:10 to 11:15 a.m.;

-- Nishi Poke and Ramen Bistro, 2536 Overland Ave., 1 to 4 p.m.;

-- Vicente Foods, 12027 San Vicente Blvd., 5:45 to 8:30 p.m.; and

-- United Oil 76 Gas Station, in the office, 1776 Cloverfield Blvd., Santa Monica, 8:15 to 10:30 p.m.

On Jan. 30:

-- Starbucks, 11707 San Vicente Blvd., 9 to 11:15 a.m.;

-- CVS Pharmacy, 11623 Rosecrans Ave., Norwalk, 4:20 to 6:40 p.m.;

-- New China Mongolian Barbecue Restaurant, 10001 Hawthorne Blvd., Inglewood, 4:15 to 7:30 p.m.;

-- Red Wing Shoe Store, 18533 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, 6:30 to 9 p.m.;

-- Shu-Sushi House Unico, 2932 1/2 Beverly Glen Circle, Bel Air, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.; and

-- Yogurtland, 11706 San Vicente Blvd., 9:45 p.m. to midnight.

On Jan. 31:

-- Starbucks, 11707 San Vicente Blvd., 9 to 11:15 a.m.;

-- Starbucks, 2525 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 9:23 a.m. to noon;

-- Buffalo Wild Wings, 6081 Center Drive, Howard Hughes Center, 6:45 to 9:15 p.m.; and

-- Westfield Century City Mall, Nordstrom's and Gelson's only, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., noon to 3:10 p.m.

On Feb. 1:

-- Whole Foods, 11737 San Vicente Blvd., 12:20 to 2:40 p.m.;

-- Starbucks, 11707 San Vicente Blvd., noon to 2:15 p.m.;

-- Kreation Organic Cafe, 11754 San Vicente Blvd., 12:45 to 3 p.m.; and

-- Acai Nation, 11740 San Vicente Blvd., 1:05 to 3:15 p.m.

Anyone who may have been in those areas and is either unimmunized or uncertain of their immunization status may be at risk of developing measles between seven and 21 days from exposure, health officials said.

Anyone who develops symptoms was urged to stay at home and call a health care provider.

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